Eastern Singapore Attractions
Huge housing projects and East Coast Park dominate this area which, as recently as the 1960's, was once largely rural with kampong villages perched on stilts over the shoreline. Massive land reclamation changed it beyond all recognition but these suburbs have maintained a strong Malay identity.
Changi Chapel and Museum
The letters, photographs, drawings and personal effects in the Changi Museum tell a dreadful story of three years of imprisonment for more than 50,000 civilians and soldiers in Changi Prison.A series of murals painstakingly recreated from originals painted by Bombardier Stanley Warren is a highlight.Changi Chapel within the open-air courtyard of the museum, is a replica of one of the many chapels that were built during World War II. It stands as a monument for those who would not fold under Japanese rule.
Serving more than 60 airlines to over 145 cities, Changi Airport is a major air hub in the Asia Pacific region. The airport is an attraction in itself with restaurants, shops and entertainment.
East Coast Park
The beaches and landscaped terrain of East Coast Park provide a favourite play area for Singaporeans. Visitors can hire a bike, swim at the beach, bowl, golf or play tennis.
Entrance fee: FREE
Facilities: Restaurant or food service
This boomerang shaped islet suitable for diving, swimming and bird-watching offers natural attractions such as mangroves, forests and coconut and rubber plantations. Temples and shrines can be visited.
This traditional habitat of local Malays features more than 50 kampong shops (shops on stilts) specializing in art, artifacts and traditional costumes. Enter through the majestic horn-roofed Minangkabau structure.
Original Singapore Walks
The Original Singapore Walks gives visitors an opportunity to tour places that are not featured on the usual tours such as smoke houses, graveyards, and gun batteries. In other words, some of the city's best-kept secret places.